Joe Plourde is a sound designer, audio engineer, and composer. He was Technical Director at WNYC Studios from 2016 to 2023. There, he worked on more than 2 dozen podcasts, including: More Perfect, La Brega, Blindspot, Terrestrials, The Anthropocene Reviewed, Note to Self, and 2 Dope Queens. Based in Brooklyn, he's been producing and mixing music professionally since 2009. He's also an avid cook and finds joy in trying new things.